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Pentagon Fails Another Audit, Yet Congress Poised To Approve $847 Billion Budget: 12/01/2022

Kenny Stancil - Common Dreams

"This isn't using our taxpayer dollars wisely," said the National Priorities Project. "It's robbing programs that we need, like the discontinued child tax credit that cut child poverty by half."

Lawmakers Set To Propose Record $847b For Defense, $45b Over Biden’S Request: 11/30/2022

Sharon Zhang - Truthout

Antiwar and progressive advocates have strongly condemned the proposed budget, calling it a “slap in the face.”

These Midterm Elections Have Enormous Stakes For Poor And Low-Income Americans: 11/04/2022

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II and Karen Dolan - The Guardian

Our wellbeing is on the ballot this November. Amid a pandemic, rising inflation, and deepening financial instability, we need a strong commitment from all candidates to our children, families and planet.

Peace Activists, 220+ Groups Demand Us Cancel F-35 Fighter Program: 10/17/2022

Brett Wilkins - Common Dreams

"To the people in the countries the F-35 is sold to and produced in, it's time we demand a reinvestment into life, not war," asserted Pink Floyd rocker and peace activist Roger Waters.

The Pentagon Wants To Keep This New Multibillion Dollar Plane A Secret: 08/24/2022

Connor Echols - Responsible Statecraft

The Air Force just awarded major contracts for a fighter that is supposed to achieve ‘air dominance.’ Why can’t the public see what it is?

With Climate Bill Signed, Activists Demand Biden Kill “Dirty” Manchin Oil Deal: 08/17/2022

Sharon Zhang - Truthout

President Joe Biden has signed the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) into law. But activists aren’t taking this time to rest; after all, the bill contains “poison pills” to expand fossil fuel exploration that climate experts say will fail to prevent the worst effects of the climate crisis.

Us Claims It Only Sells 'Defensive' Weapons To Saudi Arabia. But Does This Distinction Exist?: 07/22/2022

Umar A. Farooq - Middle East Eye

Reports say Washington is considering lifting a ban on 'offensive' weapons to Riyadh. Experts say there is no distinction between offensive and defensive weapons

This Country Would Want To See Money Taken From The Pentagon And Reallocated: 06/30/2022

Janine Jackson - CounterSpin

CounterSpin interview with Lindsay Koshgarian on People Over Pentagon

Raed Jarrar On Biden’S Saudi Trip, Lindsay Koshgarian On People Over Pentagon: 06/24/2022

Counterspin - FAIR

We talk about the People Over Pentagon Act of 2022 with Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the National Priorities Project.

Only In ‘Top Gun’ Can The Military Solve All Our Problems: 06/14/2022

Lindsay Koshgarian - OtherWords

In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe.